Marie Howe is a wonderful poet, teacher and mentor. I took a class with her and appreciate her craft and insight. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Retail_Queen
Lovely book of graceful poems. The compelling imagery furnishes the ache of the back story of the author's loss of her older brother with the complexity confronting "the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by latecomer
Simple, beautiful, heartbreaking. She isn't writing about high moments, but peering deep into the nitty gritty of daily life. These are about how to live daily life. Read morePublished 10 months ago by hotheadpaisan
i wish there was more variety, or a change of scene. too many of these seemed taken from the same spot. still the poems taken one by one were compelling. and... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Terence M.
I first heard her read her poetry on NPR and was struck by its clarity and beauty. This volume confirms that first impression. Read morePublished 11 months ago by John O. Pastore
This is the first book of poetry of Mary Howe's that I have read, and it will not be the last. I could not put this gem of a book down.. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Vivian Anemoyanis
In the poem "What The Living Do," Howe writes: "I'm gripped by a cherishing/so deep/for my own blowing hair, chapped face,and unbuttoned coat that I'm/speechless:/I am... Read morePublished 12 months ago by MinnesotaMind